Conference  /  November 02, 2022  -  November 03, 2022, 09:00 - 17:00

28th SFU / 7th ICAFT

»Rethinking Forming Technology – Transforming Added Value«


The hybrid double conference consisting of the 28th Saxon Conference on Forming Technology SFU and the 7th International Conference on Accuracy in Forming Technology ICAFT deals with the latest developments and solutions of current challenges and trends in forming technology. The event offers an ideal platform for exchanging ideas with top-level speakers from science and industry. Another highlight of the event includes the traditional demonstrations of »Forming Live«.


Call for Papers

Abstracts for conference papers are to be submitted in English by May 13, 2022. They need to address at least one of the following topics: 


Main Topics

  • Solutions for future mobility concepts
    • New structures and components
    • Functional integration in lightweight construction
  • Geometry flexibility and productivity
  • Innovative materials and semi-finished products
  • Alternativ process chains for components and tool manufacturing 
    • Resilient
    • Flexible
    • Efficient
  • Efficient production systems in volatile production environments 
    • Forming machine
    • Forming tool
    • Process monitoring and process control (sensors / actuators)



May, 13 2022 – Submission of abstract

July, 31  2022 – Submission of full paper

September, 23 2022 – Submission of final paper


All paper will be peer reviewed by the scientific committee and  the conference proceedings will be published on a MDPI plattform. 


Written und spoken language

  • Abstract should be submitted in English and German (each language 100 words) by e-mail to
  • Paper should be submitted in English by e-mail to
  • Presentation slides should be in English
  • Presentation (spoken word) can be hold in English or German (simultaneous translation)